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Elementary School

Our K-12 Programs

Elementary School Lessons 

Our elementary school programs build a strong foundation of personal responsibility and creative problem-solving. We challenge students from kindergarten to fifth grade to be outstanding citizens as they explore their world, identify problems, and positively affect the world around them.

Pricing:  
FREE – Loudoun County Public School (LCPS) students 

For non-LCPS group prices, contact: Education@MorvenPark.org 


Woodland Explorers (Kindergarten & 1st grade)
Time: 1.5 hours
Location: Morven Park

Bring your students to Morven Park for an exciting walk in the woods. During the lesson, students become explorers on the path to discovering why the woodland ecosystem is important and how they can help protect it. In a series of facilitated activities and challenges, explorers investigate the creatures of the forest from the tops of trees to the ground beneath decomposing logs. After completing the lesson students demonstrate a better understanding of local ecosystems and how they can help protect them.

This lesson aligns to Science, Math and English SOLs.

EMAIL US to discuss scheduling options for this lesson.


Meadows, Milkweed, and Monarchs, Oh My! (2nd grade)
Time: 2 hours
Location: Morven Park or in the classroom
PBL: 2 additional lessons available 

Your 2nd graders can help save the endangered monarch butterfly!  In this lesson, students investigate the life cycle, migration, and habitat needs of the monarch and consider how they can help protect this important and fascinating creature.  

This lesson aligns to the following Virginia SOLs: Science 2.4 (a, b), 2.5 (a-c), 2.7 (a)

EMAIL US to discuss scheduling options for this lesson.


Soil Scientists (3rd grade)
Time: 2 hours
Location: Morven Park
PBL: 4 additional lessons available 

After this lesson, your students will never look at dirt the same way again!  Students become scientists as they investigate soil’s unique properties, work in small groups to design and assemble healthy soil recipes, and learn how they can improve their soil at home or at school through composting. 

This lesson aligns to the following Virginia SOLs: Science 3.7 (a, c), Math 3.3 (a, b), Language Arts 3.1 (a-e)

EMAIL US to discuss scheduling options for this lesson. 

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